Governor Jeb Bush and Columba Bush Honor 2017 Arts for Life! Scholarship Winners
18th Annual Scholarship Program Honors 25 High School Seniors
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, 43rd Florida Governor Jeb Bush, chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), and former first lady Columba Bush celebrated the 2017 Arts for Life! scholarship winners during a luncheon and award ceremony hosted at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. Mrs. Bush, a passionate advocate for the arts and arts education, established Arts for Life! in 1999 to recognize the creativity and artistic talents of Florida’s high school students. In the program’s 18 years, more than $500,000 in scholarships have been awarded to more than 425 talented students in recognition of their achievement in the arts.